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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 18 June 2018

PODCAST: UAE in a minute for October 15, 2017

Making today's headlines: Worldskills, a new school and reduced speed limits

The opening ceremony for Worldskills 2017 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Reem Mohammed / The National
The opening ceremony for Worldskills 2017 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Reem Mohammed / The National

The second day of the Worldskills Forum is under way in Abu Dhabi today which is being held for the first time in the Middle East and in parallel with the vocational skills competition.

> story coming soon, but catch-up here: Young talent takes centre stage as WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 gets under way

The North London Collegiate School, the UAE’s most expensive school, opens today in Dubai.

> story coming soon

Dubai Police has warned that there will be no leeway for drivers exceeding the new speed limit on two major roads from today, with cameras automatically set to catch anyone hitting 130kph.

> 'No leeway' for speeding motorists on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road